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#1 (permalink) Old 11-10-2004, 09:04 PM
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i got this light but im not sure what it means. could anyone please tell me?
the pic is kinda bad but you get the idea. and i dont have a the manual to check it out.
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Is that the ABS brake light, or is it the brake pad warning light?

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Is that the ABS brake light, or is it the brake pad warning light?
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i just got the car and i check the brakes and they are like brand new, so could it just be the ABS or is it some kind of warning
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Brakes. The ABS light will say anti-lock.

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Brakes. The ABS light will say anti-lock.
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but they are new. so what could it be???
see i dont know if they changed the sensors cuz i just got it and they were replaced
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When your brakes were replaced, did the mechanic replace the brake sensors? (one in front and one in back) If not, this could be the problem...the sensors should be changed when brakes are changed. Not sure if this can be simply reset.

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When your brakes were replaced, did the mechanic replace the brake sensors? (one in front and one in back) If not, this could be the problem...the sensors should be changed when brakes are changed. Not sure if this can be simply reset.
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It can not be reset, it is a sensor, and will only go off if replaced!!! The sensors are like $12 a piece, just take it to your bmw place, most will put them on for you. It is not hard!
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yes, you need brake sensors. One for the front left and one for rear right. I think they are different parts from each other as well. anyways, they just sorts clip in and you can probably do it yourself if you dont mind taking your wheels off


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